Technology news from Asiafruit

Technology news stories with a direct relevance to the Asian fresh produce business, including updates on production and harvesting systems, sorting and grading machinery, packaging, coldstorage and controlled atmosphere, digital management, robots and automation, vertical farming, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

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Californian ports to receive investment boost


US$2.3bn investment has been earmarked for port infrastructure improvements and upgrades

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Pure Harvest secures investment to fund expansion


Agribusiness raises US$180.5m from global investors to invest in R&D and open new Asian markets

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Growers embrace live-streaming in China


As e-commerce live-streaming trend grows choosing the right channel is becoming increasingly important


New venture for IG International and Esquire Corrugation


Joint venture IG Esquire will bring new sustainable ideas to the fresh produce packaging sector

AgroFresh and Novozymes development partnership

Novozymes and AgroFresh join forces to develop biological solutions


Partnership aims to unlock the potential of biotechnology to improve post-harvest quality and reduce food waste

Tomra Fresh Food's new field research centre

Tomra inaugurates new field research centre


The new facility brings together business activities previously located in both Waikato and Auckland

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Global trade excited to meet again at Asia Fruit Logistica


Exhibitors from 41 different countries already signed up for Asia’s premier trade show, which takes place on 2-4 November in Bangkok

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Hazel helps US grape exporter


Collaboration with Dulcich & Sons to help improve quality table grapes bound for Asia

AgroFresh's new Chilean facility

AgroFresh opens Chilean facility


Innovation centre leverages company’s research and development expertise along with state-of-the-art laboratories to create new technology hub in Latin America

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The AirJet blueberry grader – the new concept to answer main problems with traditional graders

2022-06-06T09:19:00+01:00By Sponsored content

The AirJet Blueberry Grader was designed by GP Graders in Australia to meet the growing demands of customers


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NZ cherry exporter seeks new partners abroad


Hortinvest in New Zealand is capturing the imagination of Chinese consumers with its cherries’ story, and hopes to do the same in the UK and Europe too

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Heroic team-up for Jazz apples


Jazz partners with Warner Bros for new campaign ahead of DC League of Super-Pets movie

T&G Hawkes Bay apple orchard New Zealand

T&G signs sustainability-linked loan


First sustainability-linked loan in New Zealand’s horticulture sector commits T&G to emissions reduction target

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Ukraine war causes concern in South Africa


Cape leaders meet to discuss the crisis which has already cost the country an estimated R77bn

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Festival showcases mangoes from Pakistan in Dubai


Pakistani mangoes are aiming to “connect hearts”, the “mangolicious way”, during a two-day promotional event in the UAE on 1-2 July